Kathy is based in Ottawa, Canada.
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CDs, DVD, Teaching Book and choral arrangements. To order, please contact Kathy
Baobab Youth “Footsteps to Ghana” CD
Baobab Youth “Footsteps to Ghana” CD features traditional drumming and singing styles from Ghana, including Gahu, Bobobo, Kpanlogo, Atsiagbekor and childrens’ game songs. Directed by Kathy Armstrong, Guest Artist Kwasi Dunyo. Recorded, mixed and produced by Ross Murray 2000.
Baobab Youth “LIVE at the Black Sheep Inn” CD
Baobab Youth “LIVE at the Black Sheep Inn” features traditional drumming and singing styles from Ghana recorded at one of Canada’s most hip and beloved live music venues. Pieces include Drum Talk, Tokwoe, Gota, Oge, Gahu & Atsiagbekor. Directed by Kathy Armstrong. Guest Artists Project Sing! directed by Jennifer Moir. Also features the Baobab ROOTS class. CDR Recorded and mixed by Dave Dudley, 2007 & 2008.
Footsteps to Ghana DVD
This engaging film features the Baobab Youth Performers’ first journey to Africa inJuly 2001. Filmed in Ghana and Canada, it highlights Ghanaian customs and cross cultural curiosity, and features interviews with Kwasi Dunyo and Kathy Armstrong. A great resource for libraries and classes. Directed by Francois Desrochers 2001.
From Perspective to Practice: West African Music and Dance in Classrooms and Communities
by Kathy Armstrong
This booklet features simple drum, dance and song styles of Gahu & Kpanlogo, as well as commentary on teaching these art forms in classrooms and communities. Photos, notation and a resource list are also provided.
Three different arrangements of Ghanaian songs are published through Boosey and Hawkes, in Doreen Rao’s Choral Music Experience Series. Available through your local music supplier.
Songs from Gahu arr.Kathy Armstrong
Ghana Alleluia arr. Kathy Armstrong
Bobobo Suite by Rory Magill and Kathy Armstrong